Instant Stupidity Examination

This test is best administered as a read-aloud.


How quickly can you speak the list below, saying the color of each word (not what is spelled)?

Use a clock or watch with a second hand for timing yourself.

Ready?  Set... GO!!!


Yellow  Green  Brown Tan


White  Gray Blue  Yellow


Orange  Black  Red Blue


Brown  Green  Black


Tan  Pink  White



Why is this so difficult?


You are experiencing left brain/right brain conflict.

It's all because you can read.

An individual who is illiterate will do better at this exam than someone who can read, because there will be no conflict.


"Confusion provides all the clarity one needs."

(From Oldold's journal)